Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Counseling (Great Plains IDEA)
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The online post-baccalaureate financial counseling certificate focuses on financial planning, real estate, investing, retirement planning, taxation and more. This certificate prepares professionals to sit for the AFC exam through the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE).

This program is offered through the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA); regionally accredited schools working in partnership to provide students with online opportunities. Students apply at their school of choice.

The online Financial Counseling program is offered through:

  • Iowa State University
  • Montana State University
  • North Dakota State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Students will need to choose and apply at a single home university. Requirements may vary.